The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about in length. Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others. This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.
When AA and Citi came out with the new Citi Executive/AAdvantage Card last year, I jumped on it. I don’t think the card is a great fit for my everyday spend. But since I knew I wanted to try and hold onto 1K AND Executive Platinum this year, spending $40K on this card meant I’d have 10K less EQMs to earn flying with my butt in an airline seat. The card carries a pretty steep fee ($450) but if you need the EQMs I think it’s worth it. I got […]